Sir, I love Gideon Rachman’s regular column, but his lunchtime interview with Donald Rumsfeld (“Are we better off now? You bet”, Life & Arts, February 12-13) was noteworthy chiefly for its lacuna. There was no mention of Mr Rumsfeld’s role in approving a systematic programme of torture for US detainees, first at Guantánamo Bay and then at Abu Ghraib.The rest is here. FT content is available after a free, brief signup that entitles you to access a set number of articles per month. Worth the trouble: the FT has the best columnist roster that I know of anywhere. (A print subscription is a bargain; I've never had to pay over $150 for a year.)
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